June 17 Benefit Derby All proceeds go to instructor Amy Whittle   Mark your calendar and sign up our next awesome jumping derby at GWIF on Saturday, June 17! All proceeds will be donated to Amy Whittle’s medical expenses. Riders of ALL ages and experiences are welcome – from our   Read More ...

Farm Show on May 13! Spring into summer with a fun farm show   Join us for our next super fun horse show at GWIF on Saturday, May 13! GWIF’s barn shows are a low cost, low stress way to get involved with horse showing. You’ll ride the wonderful horses   Read More ...

Raegan and her younger sister began riding last Summer at camp, and though both girls were a delight to have around the farm, for Raegan it was love at first ride. She had officially been bit by the horsey bug!  Since then Raegan has been dedicated to riding well and   Read More ...

Show Prep Camp Show your stuff and have a blast!   Did you know? In addition to our usual great summer horse camp, GWIF offers two great Show Prep / Advanced Camp sessions in June and July! Show Prep/Advanced Camp includes a GDCTA-recognized schooling show at Poplar Place Farm at   Read More ...

Our fabulous working student, Reagan, was featured online and we are so proud of her many accomplishments!   Article reposted from: blog.k12.com/student-success/gca-student-jumps-hurdles-on-horseback-and-online/ GCA Student Jumps Hurdles on Horseback and Online Reagan Braswell was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2010 when she was 7-years-old. Her frequent doctor’s appointments would sometimes cause   Read More ...

Hey everyone! We are heartbroken to announce that Stephanie will be moving to Texas, and therefore no longer able to horse around with us. We will be celebrating her this weekend at our horse show on Saturday, March 18 – more details to follow, but please bring snacks, her favorite   Read More ...

This photo was taken as sneakily as possible, so the quality isn’t great. I wanted to capture the moment without the subject of the photo (our rider of the week, Sophia) noticing me. I’m incredibly proud of this image. This image shows a true horseperson.  When Sophia first started with   Read More ...

Fun Jumping Derby Is happening THIS SATURDAY!   Have you registered for our fun Jumping Derby event this Saturday? It starts at 2pm and we’ve still got room for riders to join! Riders of ALL ages and experience are welcome to join – from our ground pole group to our   Read More ...

Gemma is a model student; she’s respectful, friendly with the horses and kids, and always pays attention. However, I didn’t realize how great a rider Gemma was until we went through a rough patch. For a month or two, it seemed no matter which horse I put Gemma on, she   Read More ...

Written by Stephanie Coleman  Some people just struggle with their 2 point position, some with the right contact with the horse’s mouth, some with their heels down, but this young man struggled with …tacking up his horse.  For years, he just refused to even touch the horse’s face, let alone   Read More ...